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FEB 17, 2020
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SERVICE HOURS (Feb 8 - Feb 22)

CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY: FEB 14-17
~ Admissions, Business Office, Financial Aid ~
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 7:00 pm;
Fri
8:30 am - 5:00 pm; 
Sat (Feb 8 & 22)
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
~ Bookstore ~
Mon - Thu
8:30 am - 7:00 pm;
Fri 8:30 am - 1:00 pm; 
Sat (Feb 8 & 22 ) 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

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WEST IS A 4-DAY VOTE CENTER:
Feb 29 - Mar 3

Sat, Feb 29 - Mon, Mar 2: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tues, Mar 3: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
LOCATION: Fine Arts Building, Room 104 (FA 104)
PARKING: Free in adjacent S. Parking Structure
...campus map

 

FACULTY / STAFF ITEMS

       

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ACCEPTING NAME TAG ORDERS

Name tag orders are now being accepted through Feb 20. See instructions

LGBTQ SAFE ZONE TRAINING
Feb 28 & 29 | 8:30 - 1:00

The LGBTQ Academy SafeZone 2-day Train-the-Trainer Certification Program is a program created to develop confident, knowledgeable and effective SafeZone trainers, who can establish sustainable SafeZone Programs, on their college campuses and in their workplaces....register

WHAT'S NEW IN WESTWords?
Check out the President's Blog...

  • 2019-2020 President's Priorities
    with Status Updates
  • 2020-2021 Enrollment Goals
  • More Pre-Apprentice Grads!
  • The Parking Lot Bill

DATES TO KNOW

 

ARE YOU ON THE DIRECTORY?

It's the start of a new semester - time for updating. Please check your contact information on the Campus Directory and that of your faculty and/or staff. If additions or updates are needed, please complete this Google Form.

MENTORS WANTED

The Puente Project is seeking faculty and staff interested in helping students navigate and succeed at West. Info Session on TUES, FEB 25 @ 6PM | SSB 414 - Light Refreshments Served.
Email Dr. Eric Wager or Prof. Leslie Tejada to RSVP and for more info.

 

 

BLACK ORPHEUS SCREENING

All are invited to the free screening of this significant film on Saturday, February 29 in the Fine Arts Theater. This could be a great event to use as an assignment or extra credit opportunity for students...for more info, view the listing in the Google Calendar above. RSVP to the Foundation at delatoe@wlac.edu.

GET INVOLVED WITH THE
POSTER SHOWCASE

Faculty are encouraged to have their students participate in the Poster Showcase for a grade or extra credit. Sample assignments can be found on the Showcase Website. All employees are invited to join the program workgroup. This year's event will be Wed, May 20...
For more info, contact Mary Hardy HardyM@piercecollege.edu


 
 

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FREE TEXTBOOKS
AND HELP FIGURING THINGS OUT

Let EOP&S help you

  • find your direction
  • succeed in classes
  • get priority enrollment
  • receive textbook vouchers
  • transfer to a university
  • maximize your financial aid

Stop by and see them
Student Services Building (SSB) 330.

WED, FEB 19
CAMPUS RESOURCE FAIR
in front of MSA

 

HOW TO ADD CLASSES

Once classes have begun, you can still enroll in open classes by "Adding" the course.

Attend the class you want to take. If there is still space available, you can request a Permission # from the instructor then enter it in the Student Portal. For online courses, contact the instructor via email to request a Permission #.

Watch the above 1-minute video for how to.

 

GOT A 2.0 GPA OR BETTER?
Apply for a WLAC Foundation Scholarship

With just a 2.0 GPA, you can qualify to be considered for a WLAC Foundation Scholarship. APPLY BY MARCH 6.

The Osher Scholarship - APPLY BY MARCH 26.

IT'S WORTH IT!
1-hour Wednesday Workshops

Invest just an hour in a Financial Aid Workshop and you could be on your way to $6,000 or more that you don't have to pay back for rent, food, books, tuition, transportation and other school related expenses. Did you know that most people who qualify for a fee waiver qualify for a Pell Grant which you can receive for up to 6 years?

Day and Evening Sessions Available. Check Google Calendar above.


 
 
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"CO SCI" IS NOW "CS" AND "CIS"

If you're having trouble finding your Computer Science classes, you may be looking in the wrong place. CO SCI and CO INFO classes have new names and numbers. Search under CS and CIS. Here's a list to help you match the old names/numbers to the new ones.

INTERESTED IN ENGINEERING? Complete lower division requirements here at West (GEN ENG 101, 120, 220). For more info visit the Computer Science / Info Tech program or email GhaforP@laccd.edu


 

LEARN MORE ABOUT
PROGRAMS AT WEST

THUR, FEB 20 | 6pm | ATA 120
ABA-Approved Paralegal Program

SAT, FEB 22 | 9:30am | GC 430
ACT (Accelerated College Transfer) - Complete your Associate Degree and qualify for transfer in 2 years by attending just 1 or 2 nights per week + online work.

TUES, MAR 3 | 4pm | HLRC 115 / Library 1st Flr
LA County Arts Internship Program: Film, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Music, Literary Arts, Social Justice and Municipal Projects

 

UNIVERSITY REPS ON CAMPUS

Wed, Feb 19
Biola & Pepperdine University | 10:00 - 1:00 |
In Front of MSA

Thur, Feb 20
Grand Canyon University | 10:00 - 1:00 | In Front of MSA

Fri, Feb 21
USC | 10:00 - 3:00 | SSB 350

Transfer Calendar


 
 
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Black History Month

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GOT A 2.0 GPA OR BETTER?
Apply for a WLAC Foundation Scholarship

West has launched a new Career Connections platform where you can find job and internship listings, explore career options, and get some "how to" instruction on job searches, interviews, resumes and more. It's FREE. Visit WLAC.edu/Career-Connections.

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH IN THE GALLERY

In conjunction with the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum (MCLM), the West Los Angeles College Gallery will host a special exhibit throughout February in honor of Black History Month....about the exhibit

SAT, FEB 29 - FILM SCREENING

Black Orpheus, a 1959 film that gained international acclaim, will be screened in the Fine Arts Theater. View the calendar above for more detail.

Black History Month Reflections
by WLAC A2MEND Students

 

SPRING PLAY AUDITIONS: Feb 18 @ 3pm

Have you ever wanted to act on stage or be part of a play? You can do it here at West AND get CSU/UC transferable credit (Theater 232- Play Production).

This year's production will be one act plays ranging from the fantastical to the funny, and include romance, hauntings, a murder mystery and a heist. | All are welcome - No experience needed HLRC Library 115 - Black Box Theater @ 3pm. For more info, contact Prof. Forier Edie at forierem@wlac.edu

 


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